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Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako

Lagos restates zero-tolerance on illegal physical development

The Lagos State Government has restated its policy of Zero-tolerance on illegal physical development as the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako carried out an assessment visit of the Magodo wetland on Tuesday.
Oyo State Government on Tuesday arrested and has vowed to bring to justice about eight (8) persons who illegally operate a block making industry on the premises of Community Basic School, at Ologuneru area of the State

Oyo arrests eight illegal business operators on school premises — in pictures

Following zero-tolerance against the unlawful occupation and operation on the premises of its Public Schools, Oyo State Government on Tuesday arrested and has vowed to bring to justice about eight (8) persons who illegally operate a block making industry on the premises of Community Basic School, at Ologuneru area of the State.
As the coronavirus cases in Lagos State near 1000, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, opens a new 118-bed Isolation Center in the Gbagada area of the state.8

Lagos issues new guideline for reopening of market

Amid efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Lagos State Government has issued new guidelines for the reopening of markets and shopping malls across the state.
The new commissioner of Police, Joseph Gobum Mukan, gave the warning during his maiden briefing with journalists at the Police headquarters in Moscow road Port Harcourt. 3

New Rivers police chief vows to weed out corrupt officers

The Rivers State Police Command has vowed to pursue a zero-tolerance for corruption and reckless abuse of Human rights of citizens by officers and men warning that those caught engaging in either of the two vices will be dealt with and will face the law.

Chinese embassy reacts to report on maltreatment of Nigerians in Guangzhou

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria has responded to a video clip of alleged maltreatment of Nigerians in Guangzhou, China.
Members of the NBQ company (nuclear, bacteriological and chemical) of the ‘Guadarrama XII’ Brigade carry out a general disinfection at the Nuevos Ministerios Metro Station in Madrid on March 20, 2020. The coronavirus death toll rose to 1,002 in Spain after 235 people died in 24 hours, and the number of cases approached 20,000, the health ministry said. BALDESCA SAMPER / AFP

Spain virus toll tops 1,000, nearly 20,000 infected

The coronavirus death toll rose to 1,002 in Spain on c after 235 people died in 24 hours, and the number of cases approached 20,000, the health ministry said.

Gynecologist wants female genital mutilation curbed

Dr Sesan Oluwasola, a Gynecologist at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday, urged the government to formulate laws that would curb the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos bans Okada, Keke, OPay, others — affected routes

Effective from February 1, 2020, Motorcycles popularly called ‘Okada’ and Tricycles 'Keke Marwa' are banned on all highways, bridges and some roads in Lagos state, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, announced on Monday.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has described policing as the responsibility of every citizen to ensure a safe society.

Ooni: Policing is everybody’s responsibility

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has described policing as the responsibility of every citizen to ensure a safe society.

Five wounded in stabbing at New York rabbi’s house

The victims, all Hasidic members of the Jewish faith, were transported to local hospitals — two in a critical condition — the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC) tweeted after receiving a call at 9.50 pm.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Rivers government releases N500 million grant to Ignatius University

The Rivers State Government has directed the immediate release of five hundred million naira grant to the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education to enable it continue its transformation programmes.

Shippers’ council, transport agencies move to eliminate corruption in maritime

Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is collaborating with agencies under the Ministry of Transportation to develop strategies to curb corruption in Nigeria and Africa.
The Commissioner for Education, Prof Nse Essien, announced the suspension when he led some management staff of the ministry and other stakeholders in the education sector to assess the situation, with a view to proffering a lasting solution.

Akwa Ibom government suspends 71 pupils over attempt to burn school

A total of 71 pupils of the Government Secondary School, Etoi in Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have been suspended for allegedly attempting to burn down the school.

NECO dismisses 70 staff for ‘certificate forgery’

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the immediate dismissal of 70 staff from her services for certificate forgery.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun governor warns new cabinet members to shun frivolities

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Ex-militant leaders urge President Buhari to replace Amnesty chief

Aggrieved ex-militant leaders at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), coordinated by Prof. Charles Dokubo, following alleged incompetence.
Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, says the state government decided to set up an investigative panel to look into the management of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission - ISOPADEC following reports of mismanagement of the Commission by previous administrations.

Imo governor committed to partnering investors – deputy

Imo Deputy Governor Gerald Irona has reiterated the readiness of the administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha to partner with critical stakeholders in making life more meaningful for people of the state.

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The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo has directed compulsory use of face masks in its campus to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

UNIBEN student raped to death inside church in Benin

A 100 level Microbiology student of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Miss Vera Uwaila, weekend, died from injuries sustained after she was gang-raped and hit with a fire extinguisher in her church last Wednesday.
Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has donated a 500KVA transformer to improve power supply in 16 communities of the Ali-Iwo area in Ibadan.

Oyo PDP senator marks first year in office, lists achievements

Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has donated a 500KVA transformer to improve power supply in 16 communities of the Ali-Iwo area in Ibadan.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN: Economy contracted in May

Economic activities in manufacturing, production, new others and other indices contracted in May after recording at least 36 months of consecutive growth.

Banks get two-week deadline on ATM, e-banking complaints

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed all banks to resolve all outstanding issues relating to failed Automated Teller Machine, Point of Sale terminal and other electronic banking transactions within two weeks, starting June 8, 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari may ease restrictions today

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, yesterday, met to consider the request by some section of the country to reopen worship centers.